[Attention] Android 7 info updating

Discussion in 'A5 Professional 4K HDR Blu-ray HDD Media Player.' started by Radoslaw Smetana, Aug 1, 2017.

  1. nenito2k

    nenito2k Well-Known Member

    eric...we already said that there ARE NO plans for other devices for now....wait for the beta to come out; and see what is up! imagine if the beta is bad...you won't loose anything...we will see a little better in the next hours anyway.
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  2. Iron man

    Iron man Administrator Staff Member

    Guys, engineer has deployed new Beta OTA for A5 and A8 Pro!!!;)
    A Beta for A5 and A8 Pro first, and the later official version will cover all models then @depmesh
    I will open a post for this new Beta soon. :p
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  3. Eric The Viking

    Eric The Viking Active Member

    I do not have the A8 Pro Just The Standard A8 Model will there be a update for Mine as Well? when you bring out the full version I thought you already had Android 7 on the A8 pro anyway well that what you advertised when you brought The A8PRO a few mths ago
  4. nenito2k

    nenito2k Well-Known Member

    this is almost unreal ! GREAT, 24 months was an eternity ! i will test and report as soon as i get home tomorrow ! PLEASE post impression on FW in the dedicated topic guys !
    @E_CS will probably publish a link anytime now for usb version :p let us hope that this time we will be able to install it easily...as beta 2 was a nightmare for many...
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2019
  5. depmesh

    depmesh Active Member

    Please don't take offense, but the word "later" has become a synonym of after a year or never in these forums...

    Also, how much different are the firmwares for A5 and A10? At least in previous firmwares both were released simultaneously which makes me think that A10 could also have been given this new Android & beta quite easily.

    But anyway, I've got nothing to lose (I've already come to terms with the fact that I paid too much for the A10). I had also accepted that no other firmware would be released...

    Let's see if your company can restore some of the completely lost credibility and customer faith.
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2019
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  6. nenito2k

    nenito2k Well-Known Member

    @depmesh that is eaxactly how we all feel...take it easy....how worst can it get ?:rolleyes:
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  7. Saleel Mali

    Saleel Mali New Member

    This is quite absurd. WE are not getting any update for Andriod 7. I dont know why Egreat is taking so much time. Others like Zidoo, HiMEdia, are already using Andriod 7.
    Also poster wall refresh issue not solved still. Hope we get update to all and solution to all this month.
    Please Egreat don't make the thing true, what someone said "Egreat is going down !!!"
  8. nenito2k

    nenito2k Well-Known Member

    @Saleel Mali if STABLE version come out...then all models will have it for sure! let us pray that progress is BIG and this beta 3 is ok. will report soon!
  9. Saleel Mali

    Saleel Mali New Member

    Whwre is Beta 3 for A10?
  10. Nice Monkey

    Nice Monkey Active Member

    We will need to wait for the final version. See Iron man reply #842
  11. Martin

    Martin Member

    As I understand the reply's we have only 1 a 3 testers, well we have to wait another 2 years, I'll keep my A10 boxed so far
  12. briguy65

    briguy65 Member

    No problem, I can wait :)
  13. nenito2k

    nenito2k Well-Known Member

    @E_CS and @Nice Monkey tried with micro SD 1gb...robot appears but...the bar does not..so it seems egreat does not recongnize it. i did format in fat32...but weirdly the PC only says FAT when right clicking on properties.....ahh crapppppppp

    i have a 1Tb hdd usb 3.0 and i tried every thing possible : hidding partitions, logic, primary, 2gb,4gb or 8gb...nothing does it! as soon as egreat detect there is something in usb 2.0 port...the players seems to do nothing!
    on other port i seem to get to around 20% before the error shows up; tomorrow i will try to get 2 other usb flash drives and see...
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2019
  14. depmesh

    depmesh Active Member

    I am taking it easy...I think...:p

    But a new beta will likely be better than the one I've been using for a year, not much but some bugs might have been sorted out (and others, from what I read, introduced). So, while I had come to terms with the fact that there will never be another firmware, there comes one for A5, which is practically the same player as A10 minus the hard disk. Although I have zero knowledge on programming, my logic says that making the same firmware for the A10 would not be that hard, hence my complaint.

    I really do hope this time they mean it when they say "later" there will be a version for our boxes.

    I could go on and on, but frankly I feel like I'm bitching on (although I am a 100% right on this) and begging for something that I have already paid....
    :oops: I'll stop here.

    P.S. @nenito2k I managed to flash the Android 7 beta firmware when it came out, but I remember myself using lots of different usb sticks before finally succeeding. Why does this have to be SO HARD???
  15. Gaia

    Gaia Member

    New A7 FW = joke.:mad:
  16. nenito2k

    nenito2k Well-Known Member

    why do you say that @Gaia from the changelog there are many pluses compared to august 2018 !
    @depmesh well when i go to work tomoroow i will ROB at least 10 usb pen drives! i won't take any chances...
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  17. Sledgehamma

    Sledgehamma Active Member

    Most likely because almost nobody would consider 17 changes within a year as “many”.
  18. Nice Monkey

    Nice Monkey Active Member

    I don't know what the changelog actually is compared with? Definitely not with the previous V2.0.1.2 beta. I think it is with the latest A8 Pro release as the focus is entirely on Poster 3. Also the release number went way up. Frankly have real hopes A7 finally works.

    What worries me more is the clumsy way the actual upgrade works. Never seen such a nasty thing before. Went myself twice from A5 to A7 on my A10 and both times it was a real struggle. That is not good. Lucky for me my A10 is still on FW and just needs to be updated.
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2019
  19. nenito2k

    nenito2k Well-Known Member

    @Sledgehamma yes seen like that....but the changes seem under the hood...in any case i still can't install mine as SD card was my hope for today; will try other usb sticks tomorrow...
    @Nice Monkey lol yes...in the end how did you manage to upgrade ?!
  20. Sledgehamma

    Sledgehamma Active Member

    You are on Android 5 now, right? Did you try to install A7 beta 1 or 2 first and then go to beta 3?

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